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King: Saudi Arabia supports political solutions in Yemen, Syria

Ayman al Zawahiri’s daughter and son-in-law arrested from Karachi

Pakistan summons US diplomat to lodge protest over Trump tirade

ICC dismisses PCB claim against India's cricket board, says ruling is 'non-appealable'

New Bench and New JIT: Model town incident to be re-investigated

PTM: Pro-Pashtun or pro-Afghanistan?

Trump can’t ditch MbS because of personal stakes: report

Al-Azizia corruption reference: Nawaz trying to save a sinking ship?

British foreign secretary in Tehran for nuclear deal talks

17 years into Afghanistan War, US admits ‘Taliban not losing’

Khashoggi killing embarrassed France: French journalist

Terrorist sanctuaries in Afghanistan pose threat for Pakistan: Allama Raja Nasir

Pakistan ups the ante: Imran Khan's befitting reply to Donald Trump

New Zealand expose Pakistan's old batting frailties, steal first Test by 4 runs

Death of Pakistani student in China: suicide or honor killing?

CPEC: Exposed to hybrid warfare

Pakistan, UAE agree to transform ties into long-term strategic economic partnership

We don’t give Pakistan aid anymore: Trump

BJP’s Muslim Policy in Assam: Detect, Delete, Deport

Who can really know’ if bin Salman lied in Khashoggi case, Trump wonders on Fox News

Photos of US forces dining with Kurdish militants in Syria anger Turkey

Hasan, Yasir set Pakistan on victory path in first Test against New Zealand

Russia’s Taliban connection is good for USA: But why?

Allama Sibtain Sabzwari asks religious orators to preach peace in Majlis

SP Tahir Dawar murder case: Has PTM been exposed?

Pakistan women’s team facing financial crisis

Sharif family to face four new cases

Saudi sports diplomacy: An effort to bury Khashoggi’s killing

Israeli sources admit Hamas possesses game-changing missiles

Iran says ready to fight terror on Pakistani soil

Zulfi Bukhari case: “PM is not all powerful”

NDS, ISIS or TTP?: JIT to probe who killed SP Dawar

Brothers allegedly murder sister, cousin in suspected honour killing in Shangla

Aasia cannot leave Pakistan due to pending review: Qureshi

Bipartisan Senate bill to suspend US arms exports to Saudi Arabia

CIA concludes Saudi crown prince ordered Khashoggi assassination: Washington Post

Yemen: A blot on the global conscience

SP Dawar & Information War: Pakistan lost both?

Pakistan: Two killed, several injured after blast rocks Karachi

Are we invading Russia in winter? — politicians, media react to PM's alleged statement on U-turns

The deplorable situation of Pakistani workers in Saudi Arabia

ISO President condemns pro-Israel speech in Parliament of Pakistan

New Zealand dismissed for 153 after Williamson's 50 on opening day of 1st Test against Pakistan

India: The ‘troublemaker’ in South Asia

Why Is Bahraini Regime Mounting Crackdown on Opposition?

The Eleventh Imam, Hasan ibn ‘Ali (al-Askari) (as)

Afghanistan’s Rivers Could Be India’s Next Weapon Against Pakistan

Saudi hosts new conference in shadow of critic’s murder

Is Indo-Pak nuclear war imminent?

PTM: A practical manifestation of 5th generation warfare against Pakistan

US may extradite Gulen to ease Turkey pressure on Saudi Arabia: Report

Russia says US using white phosphorous bombs in Syria

Pakistani security forces recover 5 abducted Iranian guards

Body of SP Tahir Khan Dawar brought back to Pakistan: FO

Will NAB bow down to the opposition’s mounting pressure?

Misleading headlines: What has the CJP said?

Are Nawaz Sharif & Khaqan Abbasi traitors?

Kidnapped from Pakistan, murdered in Afghanistan: The curious case of SP Dawar

Baluchistan under fifth generation warfare

Should the Donald be kicked out of America?

US Senate considers legislation to punish Saudi Arabia

Why the US anti-Hezbollah battle for Israel is lost?

Pakistan making efforts to bring Aafia back: Qureshi

Sindh govt suspends registration of City School, Beacon House over failure to comply with SHC orders

Is government seriously clamping down upon extremists?

Model Town Tragedy: Will the SC summon Sharif brothers?

Water war between Pakistan and Afghanistan?

Slain JUI-S leader’s secretary ‘missing’: Is he dead?

Saudi monarchy beheaded 80 Pakistanis out of over 3000 prisoners since 2014

Recording links Saudi crown prince to Khashoggi assassination: Report

US to squeeze Iranians 'very hard': John Bolton

A review of Ahlulbayt TV’s documentary: “ Violent extremism in Pakistan: Roots, growth and support ”

France Announces Eiffel Scholarship for Pakistani Higher Education Students

Pakistan invites Iran for talks on shelved IP gasline project

What now for the TLP?

Yet another honor killing: This time by PML-N leader

Russia & Israel: Friends or Enemies?

‘Welcoming’ Canada ready to take in Aasia Bibi: PM Trudeau

Is TLP a political “Cryptocurrency”?

Suspense continues: Is Nawaz Sharif going to be jailed again?

Persian Gulf kingdoms normalizing ties with Israel Saudi decision: Hezbollah official

Tehran had 'credible information' about Saudi plot to assassinate top Iranian officials: Zarif

Exports to Iran from Pakistan not to be affected due to US sanctions: FO

Without including Houthis Yemen mediation not possible: MWM

Pashto dying slow death in Peshawar schools

Neither law nor order

Privilege motion against DG NAB: What lies behind opposition’s rants?

US to Saudi Arabia: No more ‘bombings in Yemen’

Heavy rain in Dubai washes Pakistan’s chance of series win against New Zealand

Has Asia Bibi been transported out of Pakistan?

Brazil will stand with Iran in face of US sanctions: Ex-president

Top Saudis discussed assassinating Iran’s General Soleimani in 2017, sources tell NY Times

No compromise on SC verdict in Aasia Bibi case: PM Imran

Qureshi denies US offered to free Aafia for Raymond, Afridi's release

Why Muhammad Bin Salman hates Iran?

An Indian woman has been seeking treatment for a back injury in Pakistan

Impressed by TLP, will PML-N now use violence against Accountability?

Iran’s master plan to isolate the US

Is Governor Punjab unhappy with CM Buzdar?

Are S-400 in Indian hands a serious threat to Pakistan’s defense?

Yemen


King: Saudi Arabia supports political solutions in Yemen, Syria

1397/8/29 | 19:30
  Saudi King Salman Bin Abdulaziz said yesterday that his country supports political solutions to the conflicts in Yemen and Syria. In an address to the kingdom’s Shura Council, King Salman refrained from talking about the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi who was killed inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul last month. However, he said that new directives have been given to Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman to “focus on developing human capabilities and prepare the new generation for future jobs”. “The kingdom will continue ...

Without including Houthis Yemen mediation not possible: MWM

1397/8/21 | 19:30
  Majlis-e-Wahdat-e-Muslimeen secretary general Allama Raja Nasir Abbas Jafari has ruled out the possibility of resolving Yemen crisis through Pakistani mediation if Houthis are not taken on board.   He said that impartiality remains an integral part of mediation and excluding the legitimate stakeholder such as Houthi Movement (Ansarullah) and their allies, would prove partiality in favour of Saudis and their puppets. “People of Yemen had already rejected Mansur Hadi Abd Rabbuh and Saudi Monarchy had imposed war on Yemen and has ...

US to Saudi Arabia: No more ‘bombings in Yemen’

1397/8/21 | 19:30
  The United States of America has announced to halt the refueling operation of coalition jets and bombers, the only active part in the Saudi led coalition campaign against the Houthi rebels in Yemen. It was announced by Saudi Arabia, however, in a statement, giving the impression that the support was actually declined by the coalition and not the other way around. “Recently, the Kingdom and the Coalition increased its capability to independently conduct in-flight refueling in Yemen. As a result, in consultation with the United States, the ...

Saudi successive failures in al-Hudaydah, why is West looking to end the conflict in Yemen?!

1397/8/20 | 19:30
  Following an increase in international demands to stop the war in Yemen, which the most recent one is from António Guterres, UN Secretary-General, the allied forces has begun an unprecedented wave of new attacks on the west coast of the country. In contrast, the successive defeats of the aggressive coalition forces in al-Hudaydah of Yemen continue, and in recent developments, dozens of Saudi-led allied mercenaries were killed in the southern region of the 16 km near the al-Hudaydah airport, which shows a new round of failures for the ...

Norway suspends licenses for arms export to Saudi Arabia

1397/8/19 | 19:30
  Norway has suspended new licenses for arms exports to Saudi Arabia following the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the kingdom’s consulate in Turkey and Riyadh’s campaign against Yemen that has been devastating the poor country since March 2015. "We have decided that in the present situation we will not give new licenses for the export of defense material or multipurpose goods for military use to Saudi Arabia," Norway’s Foreign Minister Ine Eriksen Soreide said in a statement on Friday. The decision was made after "a broad ...

Opposition not satisfied with Foreign Minister stance on Saudi war on Yemen

1397/8/18 | 19:30
  The opposition remained unconvinced with the Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi’s assurances in the Senate regarding Pakistan’s role as a mediator in the Saudi-Yemen conflict. She added: "Pakistan publicly made this offer and Yemen refused it. How can Pakistan act as a mediator in the conflict when it is taking loans from Saudi Arabia?" "Saudi Arabia could raise questions on Pakistan's offer of acting a mediator," she said, adding that the details of the loans taken from the Kingdom have also not been shared with the Parliament. ...

Fresh Saudi airstrikes leave father, five children dead in Yemen’s Hudaydah

1397/8/18 | 19:30
  At least six civilians have been killed when Saudi military aircraft carried out airstrikes against a residential area in Yemen’s strategic western province of Hudaydah as the Riyadh regime presses ahead with its atrocious bombardment campaign against its southern neighbor. Saudi fighter jets conducted aerial assaults against al-Jabaliyah area in al-Tuhayat district on Thursday afternoon, an unnamed local source told Yemen’s Arabic-language al-Masirah television network. The source added that the airstrikes claimed the lives of ...

Half of Yemen population on brink of famine, 35 NGOs warn

1397/8/17 | 19:30
  Thirty-five Yemeni and international NGOs on Wednesday called for an immediate cessation of hostilities in Yemen, where they warned the Saudi-led coalition’s war has put 14 million people on the brink of famine. “With 14 million men, women and children on the brink of famine – half of the country’s population – there has never been a more urgent time to act,” the NGOs said in a statement. The statement also called on the world to “secure an immediate cessation of hostilities” and “suspend the supply of arms at risk ...

MbS launches nuclear plant project amid Khashoggi drama

1397/8/16 | 19:30
  Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has laid the foundation stone for the kingdom’s first nuclear research reactor as calls grow in the US for a halt to nuclear talks with the Riyadh regime, which has been rattled by a scandal over the murder of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The official Saudi Press Agency reported that the project had been launched during bin Salman’s visit to King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology in Riyadh on Monday. The reactor was among seven projects launched by the prince during the visit, ...

US demand for Yemen ceasefire, launch of political talks ‘total farce’: Ansarullah

1397/8/13 | 19:30
  The spokesman for Yemen’s Houthi Ansarullah movement has described a demand by US President Donald Trump’s administration for a ceasefire and the launch of UN-led political talks to end the ongoing war in Yemen as “nothing but travesty.” “The United States continues to support the Saudi-led military aggression against Yemen at all levels. Washington, prior to the recent call for cessation of hostilities in Yemen, had completed an elaborate military preparation for an onslaught on Hudaydah. The US call for a new round of negotiations ...

Trump pressured to suspend nuclear talks with Saudi

1397/8/10 | 19:30
  US President Donald Trump has been urged to suspend nuclear talks with Saudi Arabia after the murder of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Trump received a letter Wednesday from five Republican lawmakers, led by Senator Marco Rubio, in the wake of “ongoing revelations about the murder.” “The ongoing revelations about the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, as well as certain Saudi actions related to Yemen and Lebanon, have raised further serious concerns about the transparency, accountability, and judgment of current ...

‘Saudi-led coalition sends 10,000 of troops to Hudaydah ahead of new offensive’

1397/8/9 | 19:30
The Saudi-led military coalition has sent 10,000 of troops to Yemen’s Hudaydah ahead of a fresh offensive against the blockaded port city, a report says. Leading a coalition of its allies, including the United Arab Emirates and Sudan, Saudi Arabia invaded Yemen in March 2015 in an attempt to reinstall Yemen’s former president Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi, who resigned amid popular discontent and fled to the Arab kingdom. Since the onset of the imposed war, the Yemeni army, backed by fighters of the country’s popular Houthi Ansarullah movement, ...

Was Khashoggi going to disclose Saudi use of chemical weapons in Yemen?

1397/8/7 | 19:30
  Dissident Saudi journalist, Jamal Khashoggi, who was recently murdered at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, was about to disclose details of Saudi Arabia’s use of banned chemical weapons in its imposed war on Yemen days before he was killed, a report says. British Sunday Express weekly reported that a close friend of Khashoggi, speaking on condition of anonymity, had told it on Saturday night that he was about to obtain “documentary evidence” from his murdered friend proving claims that Riyadh had used banned chemical weapons in ...

Yemeni army unveils new domestically-built high-precision Badr P-1 ballistic missile

1397/8/6 | 19:30
  Yemeni army forces have unveiled a domestically- designed and -manufactured smart missile intended to precisely hit specific targets, minimize collateral damage and increase lethality against designated targets, as the Riyadh regime presses ahead with its atrocious aerial bombardment campaign against its southern neighbor. The media bureau of Yemen’s Operations Command Center, in a statement released on Saturday, announced that the short-range and solid-propellant Badr P-1 missile is an upgrade of Badr-1 missile, and has a pinpoint ...

UAE welcomed despite their threat to Pakistan of paying price for neutrality

1397/8/5 | 19:30
  UAE government has been accorded warm welcome in Islamabad despite the fact that UAE’s Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Dr Anwar Mohammed Gargash had threatened Pakistan of having to pay a “heavy price” for not taking a clear position in favour of its strategic relations with the six-nation Arab Gulf cooperation Council (regarding their war on Yemen). Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said Pakistan asked the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for a deferred payment facility for the import of oil, similar to the one agreed with ...

Mediation in Yemen war: Is Saudia looking for a face saving in Yemen?

1397/8/3 | 19:30
Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday reiterated his government’s policy of zero tolerance against corruption and corrupt practices, promising that all crooked elements, who had done injustice to the country with their misdeeds and sent it into the debt trap, should not expect any legislation like the defunct National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO). The prime minister, in his televised address to the nation, criticised political opponents for spreading disinformation among the masses, saying instead of feeling ashamed of what they had done ...

Saudi airstrike on Hudaydah kills 20 Yemeni civilians

1397/8/3 | 19:30
  A Saudi airstrike has claimed the lives of at least 20 Yemeni civilians and 10 others sustained injuries in province of Hudaydah as the regime in Riyadh continues its atrocious campaign against its crisis-hit southern neighbor. According to Yemen’s al-Masirah television network, the casualties were caused after Saudi warplanes targeted a group of farmers in a vegetables market in Masoudi area of Bayt al-Faqih district of the western province on Wednesday. The latest aerial assault came after Saudi fighter jets struck a car as it was ...

Three Saudi soldiers killed in clashes with Yemeni army in border areas

1397/7/23 | 19:30
  At least three Saudi soldiers have been killed in clashes with Yemeni forces in border areas of the war-ravaged country, a report says. Saudi Arabia’s pro-government Shohada al-Vajeb (Martyrs of the Military Service) group, which keeps track of Saudi military personnel killed since 2009, announced the news on its twitter account on Sunday. The group identified the troopers as Abdullah bin Mubarak, Ali Salem al-Ghamedi and Mohammad bin Faye al-Za’bi, who were all killed on the “southern borders.” Saudi authorities rarely admit ...

'Yemenis target Saudi military boat in counter-strike'

1397/7/19 | 19:30
  Yemeni naval forces have targeted and destroyed a Saudi military boat off the war-torn country’s northwestern coast, killing all aboard the vessel. The al-Masirah television network reported that the retaliatory attack by Yemen's Houthi Ansarullah movement took place off the Midi coast on Wednesday. The Saudi-led coalition has not yet commented on the counter-attack, which came amid a rise in its airstrikes on the port city of Hudaydah, a lifeline for millions of people. Earlier reports suggested that 86 Yemenis had over the past ...

Health Ministry: 1 in 3 Yemeni children suffer from severe malnutrition

1397/7/15 | 19:30
Yemen’s border provinces are the among the worst-hit by the Saudi onslaught due to their proximity to the kingdom. Constant bombardments have caused a dire humanitarian situation beside the mounting civilian deaths which occurs almost on a daily basis. Our correspondent Mohammed al-Attab has traveled to an area in northern Hajjah province and sent us this report.   ...

MWM asks Foreign Ministry to clarify its position on support to Saudi aggression on Yemen

1397/7/12 | 19:30
  Majlis-e-Wahdat-e-Muslimeen secretary general Allama Raja Nasir Abbas Jafari has demanded the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to clarify its position why Pakistan voted in favour of Saudi-led military aggression on innocent people of Yemen.   Addressing a press conference in Islamabad he expressed surprise and displeasure, saying Pakistanis were saddened because the unjustifiable support to the foreign aggression on Yemen has weakened Pakistan’s position on Kashmir issue. Allama Raja Nasir demanded the government to call back retired ...

UN Human Rights Council renews mandate of investigators on Yemen

1397/7/7 | 19:30
  The UN Human Rights Council has extended the mandate of Yemen war crimes investigators, despite attempts by Saudi Arabia and a number of its allies to bully their way out of accountability for abuses in an atrocious military campaign against the impoverished Arab country. On Friday, the United Nations' top human rights body voted by 21 votes to eight, with 18 abstentions, in favor of prolonging a resolution that renewed an inquiry into human rights in Yemen. Supporters of the resolution, including Canada and the European Union, had ...

Opposition Senator concerned over pro-Saudi foreign policy of Pakistan

1397/7/3 | 19:30
Former Chairman of Pakistan’s Senate Mian Raza Rabbani has expressed his concerns over reports that Saudi Arabia had been offered to build a city of oil in Gwadar and asked Imran Khan’s PTI-led government: “Is it the singular superpower you are trying to please?   Raza Rabbani who is incumbent Senator of Pakistan Peoples Party also asked the PTI government if they want to realign the foreign policy?” He said it could not be done by off-the-cuff actions and statements. He stressed that parliament was the forum to take such decisions.   His ...

UAE completes withdrawal of troops from Yemen’s Mahrah province: Report

1397/7/1 | 19:30
The last batch of Emirati troops, who had served in a Saudi-led military coalition in Yemen’s eastern province of Mahrah, have arrived home after the Abu Dhabi regime ordered them to withdraw. Informed sources, requesting anonymity, told Arabic-language Yemen Shabab television network on Saturday that the United Arab Emirates withdrew its forces the previous day, and handed over buildings used by its troops to local authorities. The sources added that mercenaries and military advisers from African countries would most likely replace Emirati ...

Lives of hundreds of thousands of Yemeni children hang in balance

1397/6/28 | 19:30
  Hundreds of thousands of Yemeni children could die if renewed attacks damage or temporarily close the key port of Hodeidah, Save the Children said on Wednesday after heavy fighting in the area resumed, the Thomson Reuters Foundation reports. A new report by the charity said families were already struggling to afford food and transportation to health facilities as prices soared, and any further disruption could put another million children at risk of famine. “Even the smallest disruption to food, fuel and aid supplies through its vital ...

Democrats planning to stop Trump’s military support for Saudi war on Yemen

1397/6/27 | 19:30
US Democrats are introducing an initiative aimed at ending US President Donald Trump’s military support for the Saudi aggression on Yemen. Some House Democrats are using the War Powers Act to introduce a resolution that would pull American forces from the bloody war on the Muslim world’s poorest country, The Hill reported Monday. “The Saudis deliberately bombed a bus full of children. There is only one moral answer, and that is to end our support for their intervention in Yemen,” California Democratic Representative Ro Khanna, who is ...

Yemeni forces shoot down Saudi spy drone in Jizan

1397/6/26 | 19:30
  Yemeni air defense units have shot down a Saudi reconnaissance drone in flight over a border area in the kingdom’s southwestern province of Jizan. Yemen’s Arabic-language al-Masirah satellite television network, citing military sources, reported that the drone was shot down over the province’s Jarah valley on Sunday. Yemeni forces also managed to shoot down another Saudi spy drone in Jabal al-Doud area of the same troubled province on Saturday evening. Nearly two dozen spy drones have been shot down since the Saudi war on the ...

Spain gives in to Saudi pressure to deliver 400 precision bombs

1397/6/23 | 19:30
Spain has backed off from its earlier decision to pull a contract for the sale of 400 precision bombs to Saudi Arabia over human rights violations by the Riyadh regime in its war on Yemen. Spanish Foreign Minister Josep Borrell announced on Thursday night that his country will remain committed to a 2015 contract to sell Saudi Arabia 400 laser-guided bombs despite an earlier decision by the Spanish Defense Ministry to halt the deal. "The decision is that these bombs will be delivered to honor a contract that comes from 2015, and was made by ...

Pompeo appreciates Saudi respect for civilians in Yemen war, lets aid continue

1397/6/22 | 19:30
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says Washington will continue its military aid to Saudi Arabia and its allies to keep up with the bombardment of its impoverished neighbor, Yemen, arguing their efforts to “reduce the risk of harm to civilians.” The former CIA chief released a statement Wednesday to announce he had assured American lawmakers that the aggressors are on path to end the war. “I certified to Congress yesterday that the governments of Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates are undertaking demonstrable actions to reduce the ...

Saudi, allies trying to strangle Yemen through economic pressure: Houthi

1397/6/18 | 19:30
  The leader of Yemen’s Houthi Ansarullah movement says Saudi Arabia and its regional allies, which are involved in an atrocious military campaign against Yemen that has claimed the lives of tens of thousands of innocent civilians and left the country’s critical infrastructure in ruins, are seeking to choke off the Yemeni nation through economic pressure. Addressing his supporters via a televised speech broadcast live from the Yemeni capital city of Sana’a on Saturday evening, Abdul-Malik al-Houthi stated that American statesmen ...

Saudi king's brother blames monarch, heir for devastating Yemen conflict

1397/6/14 | 19:30
  A high-ranking member of the Saudi royal family has leveled strident criticism at King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman over the atrocious military campaign against Yemen, which has claimed the lives of thousands of innocent civilians and left the country’s critical infrastructure in ruins. “What does the Al Saud family have to do with your chants? We have nothing to do with what is happening [in Yemen]. There are people responsible for the state of war in Yemen... such as the king and his heir apparent,” ...

Yemen's former president Hadi to head to US for ‘treatment’

1397/6/12 | 19:30
Yemen’s former president Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi is to be transferred to the United States shortly to receive “medical treatment.” Preparations are under way to transfer Hadi to the US tonight, a Yemen source told Reuters on Sunday. Two Yemeni officials told Reuters that Hadi would stay in the United States until the United Nations General Assembly meeting at the end of September. Hadi has been in exile in Saudi Arabia since 2015. Before fleeing to the kingdom, he and his government had resigned as the impoverished country was in the ...

Around 6500 Pakistanis languishing in Saudi, UAE, other jails, Senate told

1397/6/9 | 19:30
The ministry of foreign affairs informed the Senate on Thursday that thousands of Pakistanis were languishing in jails in the Middle East, mostly in Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates. Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, in reply to a query from Senator Bahramand Khan Tangi, said that approximately 6,450 Pakistanis were jailed during 2017-18 in Gulf countries. Roughly, 2,970 Pakistanis were locked up in jails of Saudi Arabia, while those in the United Arab Emirates comes to about 2,600, Mr Qureshi said further explaining that ...

Qatari envoy: Saudi, UAE working with al-Qaeda extremists in Yemen

1397/6/9 | 19:30
  Qatar's envoy to the US attacks Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) over revelations about their secret dealings with al-Qaeda extremists in Yemen, saying the duo is putting regional peace at risk by allowing the Takfiri terror group to "flourish" in the war-torn country. In an opinion piece published by The Washington Post on Wednesday, Sheikh Meshal bin Hamad Al Thani said Riyadh and Abu Dhabi are busy cutting deals with al-Qaeda terrorists operating in Yemen instead of making efforts to restore peace to the Arabian Peninsula ...

Yemeni forces shoot down Saudi reconnaissance drone over Hudaydah

1397/6/8 | 19:30
Yemeni army soldiers, supported by allied fighters from the Houthi Ansarullah movement, have managed to shoot down a Saudi unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) as it was on a reconnaissance mission in Yemen’s western coastal province of Hudaydah. Arabic-language al-Masirah television network, citing an unnamed official from Yemen's air defense unit, reported that the Saudi reconnaissance drone was shot down as it was flying in the skies over al-Fazah area south of the provincial capital city of Hudaydah, located 150 kilometers southwest of the capital ...

Saudi de facto leader threatens to hit Yemeni women, children despite intl. outcry

1397/6/7 | 19:30
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has threatened to target women and children in Yemen irrespective of international criticism that the Saudi-led alliance attacking Yemen is targeting civilian facilities and critical infrastructure in the conflict-plagued Arab country. Bin Salman issued his threat during a meeting with the coalition’s military commanders following the massacre of more than two dozen children in Yemen’s western coastal province of Hudaydah earlier this month, Arabic-language al-Khaleej Online news website cited an informed ...

Yemeni forces launch drone strike against Dubai International Airport

1397/6/6 | 19:30
Yemeni forces, backed by allied fighters from Popular Committees, have reportedly launched an airstrike against a strategic economic target in the United Arab Emirates in retaliation for the Riyadh regime’s devastating military aggression against their impoverished homeland. A Yemeni military source, speaking on condition of anonymity, said Yemeni soldiers and their allies attacked Dubai International Airport using a domestically-built long-endurance Sammad-3 (Invincible-3) unmanned aerial vehicle on Monday evening. On July 26, Yemeni army ...

US refuels Saudi warplanes amid Yemen carnage

1397/6/4 | 19:30
  As Saudi Arabia continues its deadly aerial assaults on Yemen, a video has surfaced in media that purportedly shows an American aircraft providing aerial refueling for Saudi warplanes. Yemen’s War Media released a footage on Saturday which showed a giant military plane refueling two Saudi jets and said in its description that the tanker was American. Press TV cannot independently confirm the authenticity of the footage and whether the tanker aircraft is American. The United States has been providing fueling services to the aircraft ...

At least 31 civilians, mostly children, killed in Saudi-led airstrike in Yemen’s Hudaydah

1397/6/2 | 19:30
At least 31 civilians, mostly children, have been killed after a Saudi-led airstrike hit their vehicle in Yemen’s Hudaydah province, only two weeks after a strike by the invading military coalition hit a school bus in the impoverished country and killed scores of Yemeni children. Yemen’s Arabic-language al-Masirah satellite television network, citing a spokesperson of the country’s Health Ministry, reported that all the victims, whose vehicle was also destroyed in the strike in Durayhimi city on Thursday, were internally displaced people. Al-Masirah, ...

Bomb that killed Yemeni kids supplied by US: CNN

1397/5/28 | 19:30
  Munitions experts have confirmed that a bomb used by Saudi Arabia in last week's attack on a school bus in Yemen that killed dozens of children had been supplied by the US. The experts told CNN on Friday that the bomb was a 227-kilogram laser-guided Mark 82 bomb. They also noted that the numbers on the weapon identified major US military contractor Lockheed Martin as its maker. The Saudi air raid on Sa’ada hit a school bus on August 9 as it drove through a market in the town of Dhahyan, sparking outrage from international human rights ...

Yemen war challenges Saudi moral authority

1397/5/22 | 19:30
    Saudi conduct of its ill-fated war in Yemen coupled with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s alignment with the Trump administration and Israel, and his often coercive approach to diplomatic relations, has opened the door to challenges of the kingdom’s moral leadership of the Sunni Muslim world, a legitimizing pillar of the ruling Al Saud family’s grip on power. The cracks in Saudi legitimacy are being fuelled by the escalating humanitarian crisis in Yemen, described by the United Nations and aid organizations as the world’s ...

Pieces of US-made bomb found at site of Saudi raid on Yemeni school bus: Report

1397/5/22 | 19:30
The Saudi-led coalition has likely used a US-made bomb in its deadly airstrike on a bus carrying Yemeni schoolchildren, a local journalist reports, amid growing international criticisms of Washington’s lucrative arms sales to the Riyadh regime and its allies. Photos shared by journalist Nasser Arrabyee show pieces of a Raytheon Mark 82 general-purpose free-fall bomb apparently recovered from the scene, RT reported Monday. Arrabyee tweeted the shocking photos on Saturday, two days after Saudi-led warplanes targeted the Yemeni school bus in ...

Multiple diplomatic spats raise questions about Saudi concept of sovereignty

1397/5/18 | 19:30
The failure of western allies to rally around Canada in its dispute with Saudi Arabia risks luring the kingdom into a false belief that economic sanctions will shield it from, if not reverse mounting criticism of its human rights record and conduct of the war in Yemen.   It also risks convincing Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman that acting with impunity will not impinge on his efforts to attract badly needed foreign investment. In a sign of the times, Canada was this week, not the only country to take a critical approach towards ...

Yemeni forces target Saudi Arabia's Jizan Industrial City with ballistic missile

1397/5/18 | 19:30
Yemeni army forces have targeted the Jizan Industrial City in southern Saudi Arabia with domestically-manufactured Badr-1 ballistic missile. Yemen's Arabic-language Al-Masirah television network made the announcement on Wednesday. Following the announcement, Saudi state news channel al-Ekhbariya claimed that the kingdom's air defenses had intercepted the projectile. Earlier in the day, Yemeni army forces targeted Saudi border posts in the kingdom’s southern provinces of Jizan and Najran with a salvo of Katyusha rockets and artillery rounds, ...

Netanyahu Says Israel Is Prepared To Join Saudi-Led War On Yemen

1397/5/14 | 19:30
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has threatened to deploy the Israeli military to Yemen if the country’s resistance movement block the Bab al-Mandab Strait. The strait is under the de facto control of Yemen’s Houthi Ansarullah movement. Speaking at a navy ceremony late on Wednesday, Netanyahu warned against any attempt to block the Bab al-Mandab strait that connects the Red Sea to the Arabian Sea and has the potential to be used as a “chokepoint” on global oil trade Approximately 4.8 million barrels of oil pass through the ...

At least 55 Yemenis killed in Saudi strikes on hospital, fishing harbor in Hudaydah

1397/5/12 | 19:30
At least 55 people have been killed after warplanes of the Saudi-led military coalition hit a hospital and a fishing harbor in Yemen’s western province of Hudaydah. Yemen’s Health Ministry said the Thursday brutal strikes also left at least 130 wounded, some in critical condition. Yemen’s Arabic-language al-Masirah television network, citing its correspondent, reported that Saudi-led jets struck al-Thorah Hospital in the provincial capital Hudaydah and a fishing port in the province almost simultaneously. According to the correspondent, ...

Saudi Arabia scared of the pilgrim´s judgment, bans any talk of Palestine during Hajj

1397/5/9 | 19:30
After its failures in Syria, Iraq, and Yemen, as well as the scandal of Saudi financial support for Takfiri terrorists, Riad banned any meetings, held during Hajj ceremony in Holy Mecca, on political issues, including Yemen and Palestine. In a meeting in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia’s security and political council, headed by Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdul Aziz, banned any kind of political talk or meetings about issues of Yemen and Palestine during this year´s Hajj ceremony. According to activists, Saudi Arabia is carrying out Hajj 2018 in line ...

After military failure, Saudi, allies resort to diplomacy on Yemen’s Hudaydah

1397/5/8 | 19:30
Political experts believe that after Saudi Arabia and its regional and international allies failed to conquer Yemen’s Hudaydah port through military force, they are currently turning to diplomatic means in order to reach a settlement with the Houthi Ansarullah fighters, thus attesting to ability of the country’s popular forces to head off aggression against the Yemeni people. Saudi Arabia and some 20 of its allies, including the United Arab Emirates, Morocco and Sudan, launched a brutal war, code-named Operation Decisive Storm, against Yemen ...

Yemeni forces shoot down Saudi-led spy drone in kingdom’s Asir province

1397/5/6 | 19:30
Yemeni air defense units have shot down a Saudi-led reconnaissance drone in flight over a border area in the kingdom’s southern province of Asir. Yemen's Arabic-language al-Masirah satellite television network, citing an unnamed military source, reported that the drone was shot down over the province’s al-Rabou'a region on Friday. On Monday, Yemeni forces, backed by allied fighters from Popular Committees, also managed to shoot down a similar Saudi spy drone in the Rashaha region of the kingdom’s southern province of Najran, the al-Masirah ...

Spain to build five warships for Saudi Arabia under new deal

1397/4/29 | 19:30
Madrid has inked a military deal with the Riyadh regime, which would see a Spanish firm build five warships for Saudi Arabia, despite an international cry against the sales of military equipment to the kingdom amid its bloody war on impoverished Yemen. The agreement was signed between the state-owned Saudi Arabian Military Industries (SAMI) and Spain’s shipbuilder, Navantia, on Thursday, paving the way for the two sides to set up a joint venture in the kingdom for constructing the five battleships, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported. The ...